Police Blotter

arrest

September 2, 2020 11:24 AM

Last week several officers were alerted to a parked stolen auto in an apartment complex on the south side.  The vehicle had two passengers and as Officers set up on the vehicle, the driver came from the complex and started to drive away.  As police ordered the vehicle to stop, it took off at a high rate of speed and crashed into a building.  The suspects ran and police caught two of the three suspects shortly after.  A crowd gathered to begin filming and yelling at the police for making the arrests.  After reviewing this case, the damaged stolen car and building, I reviewed the history of the two apprehended suspects as Officers told me they were well-known due to past criminal activity.  One suspect was out on bail for previous auto thefts.  Additionally, the two suspects (one 16 years old and one 21 years old) had numerous arrests for these crimes and others in the past.  Although this was handled professionally, safely and without major injury, this incident tied up numerous police resources for hours.  The incident also lends truth to the fact that "we cannot police our way out of these crimes".  There has to be a "systems improvement" so these youth are not arrest 8-10 times before they turn 17.  I am soliciting reasonable, achievable ideas for what you think should be the best practice in saving teens from arrest after arrest.  You can title your email "Reasonable Idea" and email it to me at:  mhanson@cityofmadison.com   I am curious to know what the public thinks we can do to save teens, prevent crime and keep our city safe.  WE ARE MADISON.   Mike Hanson, Captain, South District Madison Police Department. 

 Email to a friend

Subscribe to Email List

Subscribe to the Police Blotter email list:

By participating on this list the Wisconsin Public Records Laws may subject your email address to disclosure to third parties. By selecting "Yes" you are requesting that we treat your email address that you have provided to this list as confidential and you are also stating that you would not participate in this service if the City is obligated to release your email address to such third party requesters.

Posts By Month

Posts By Category

Tags

#Back2SchoolSAFETYTIPS  #BattleOfTheBadges  #ClickItOrTicket  #CommunitySurvey  #ConeWithACop  #DriveSoberOrGetPulledOver  #DrugTakeBack  #GoodNeighborProject  #HelicopterParent  #MPDMotorUnit  #NightlyLockup  #PrideMonth  #SafetyTips  #ScamAlert  #SearchAndRescue  #SouthSideSoccerSeries  #WeAreThe28  Amigos en Azul  Bigs In Blue  Bike Rides  Black Youth Academy  Budget Process  Capt. Cory Nelson  Captain Ackeret  Captain Freedman  Captain Patton  Central District  Ceremonies  Citizen Recognition  Coffee with a Cop  Community Academy  Community Awards  Community Events  Community Forums  Community Gang Outreach  Community Outreach  Community Partnership  Community Policing  Community Survey  CORE  CRASE  Crime Prevention  Crime Stoppers  Crossing Guards  Cyber Detective Camp  Cyber Safety  Damaged Property  Downtown Safety  Driving Safely  East District  East High School  Edgewood College  Education Resource Officer  Emily Samson  Events  Explorers Post  Facebook  Fireside Five-Oh  Fireside Five-Oh  Good Neighbor Project  Guerrilla Grillers  Guerrilla Grillers  homeless  Investigations  Join the Team  K9  LaFollette High School  LeadsOnline  Lieutenant Lori Beth Chalecki  Lieutenant Patterson  Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative (MAARI)  Madison Area Recovery Initiative (MARI)  Madison Community Policing Foundation  Madison Parks  Madison Schools  MedDrop Box  Midtown District  MMSD  Mobile Device Safety  Mounted Patrol  MPD Awards Ceremony  National Night Out  Neighborhood Police Officers  Neighborhood Watch  New Recruits  North District  North District  Pawn Shops  Pedestrian Safety  Personal Safety  Pet Safety  Phishing Scams  Police Biking  Property Crimes  Red Cross Blood Drive  Registered Sex Offender  Residential Burglaries  Road Home  Road Home  Robberies  Safe Communities  Safety in the Home  Safety Saturday  Secondhand Business  Self Report Unit  Shooting  Shout Out  Social Media  Solicitor Permits  South District  Southwest Safety Initiative  Spanish  Special Olympics  State St  Straubel  Straubel  SWAT  Torch Run  Traffic Concerns  Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST)  Twitter  UW-Madison  Weapons Offenses  West Community Academy  West District  Youth Programs  Zero in Wisconsin